Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Villanova University

Villanova, PA, US

Villanova University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) seeks applications for a full-time non-tenure track visiting faculty position in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering. This is a one-year appointment for the 2020-2021 academic year. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an undergraduate fluid mechanics lecture course in addition to fluid mechanics and environmental laboratory courses. Additional teaching responsibilities during the academic year may include sophomore mechanics and other courses related to water resources and environmental engineering. The successful candidate must be able to work collaboratively in the classroom with existing faculty in a co-teaching capacity. The candidate is also expected to maintain a presence on campus and be responsive to students as a full-time member of the faculty for the duration of the appointment.

The CEE Department is recognized as a leader in providing a distinctive broad-based civil engineering education, grounded in Augustinian Catholic values and a commitment to service. The department strives to be widely acknowledged as a premier program known for our outstanding pedagogy and curricula, international opportunities, and personal attention to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department has 20 full-time faculty members (14 tenure-track faculty and 6 teaching faculty), approximately 230 undergraduate (freshman through senior) and 120 graduate students, and offers B.S. (Civil Engineering), M.S. (both Civil Engineering and Water Resources/Environmental Engineering), and Ph.D. (Engineering) degrees. Villanova is located 12 miles west of Philadelphia along the historic Main Line. The University is ranked #46 among the nation’s best colleges and universities by US News & World Report in its 2019 “Best Colleges” rankings. From its founding in 1842 to its position today as a nationally recognized university, Villanova University has forged a path of academic excellence. The University is strongly rooted in a sense of community, and the CEE Department and College of Engineering are deeply committed to work-life balance and providing family-friendly programs for our faculty.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.